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CM warns of action if 205 uplift schemes not completed by June

CM warns of action if 205 uplift schemes not completed by June

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah reviewed the progress of 443 on-going development schemes of public health engineering department (PHED), rural development department (RDD) and education department with an estimated cost of Rs33.6 billion, and remarked that he was not satisfied with the pace of work. He urged the related departments to complete 205 […]

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295 housing societies have been declared illegal

295 housing societies have been declared illegal

With the completion of a forensic audit in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 295 housing societies have been declared illegal. The audit report revealed that there were only 36 societies registered as cooperative and 43 as private housing societies. On the public complaints, NAB has launched investigations against 17 societies so far and arrested eight accused persons. Only eight […]

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Max building height in Islamabad to be raised to 500 ft

Max building height in Islamabad to be raised to 500 ft

The Prime Minister (PM) has asked the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to raise the maximum building height in the federal capital to 500 feet, a news source reported. The current maximum height is fixed at 420 feet. Khan also directed the authorities concerned to encourage vertical development in the city to preserve its greenery. The […]

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Federal Government banned ownership of plots/vehicles under open letter

Federal Government banned ownership of plots/vehicles under open letter

The federal government has banned the ownership of plots and vehicles under the open transfer letter mechanism – a news by Pak Villas. The finance ministry has directed housing societies and provincial transport authorities to cancel any registrations made under the said arrangement. A summary of this effect has been forwarded to the provincial governments […]

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CDA 100 illegal/un-authorized housing schemes in Islamabad

CDA 100 illegal/un-authorized housing schemes in Islamabad

There are over 100 illegal/un-authorized housing schemes in the limits of the federal capital. Capital Development Authority (CDA) on regular basis, releases lists of such illegal housing schemes which are selling plots, flats or houses without fulfilling prescribed criteria but the illegality does not stop either. These housing schemes fell in Islamabad’s zone 2, 3, […]

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CDC approves three AJK projects

CDC approves three AJK projects

The Cabinet Development Committee (CDC) of Azad Jammu and Kashmir granted its approval to three projects in various sectors, according to a news source. The total cost of these communications and education-oriented projects is estimated at PKR 1.325 billion. These approvals were given at the second meeting of the CDC this year. Prime Minister Raja […]

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CDA gets New Chairman has been selected

A new chairman for Capital Development Authority (CDA) has been selected, a news source reported. Chief Commissioner Islamabad Amer Ali Ahmed has formally assumed his additional duties as Chairman CDA. The notification granting the additional charge came from the Establishment Division on Thursday. Ahmed is a BS-20 officer of the Pakistan Administrative Group (PAG). He […]

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Operation planned against illegal farmhouses

Operation planned against illegal farmhouses

The Capital Development Authority (CDA) plans to launch an operation against 117 agro-farmhouses – a news source reported. The civic body has set January 14 to be the operation’s commencement date. It has also requested the interior secretary to grant magisterial and police cover for the effort. The farmhouses in question have covered area that […]

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